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Getting There…

The U-S-D-A crop report says there were four days suitable for farm work last week and that helped with the harvest. 43 percent of the corn crop has been harvested — up from 26 percent last

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Fraudster Sentenced

A Pella man was sentenced to 80 months in prison for wire fraud. Mark Blankespoor pleaded guilty to bilking investors out of roughly 15 million dollars in investment funds.  

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Higher Dosage For PTSD?

The state board which oversees medical marijuana is recommending allowing patients with post-traumatic stress disorder to qualify for Iowa’s medical cannabis program. Medical professionals

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Monday Meetings

The Marshalltown City Council will meet in special session at noon today. The agenda items focus on setting a resolution for the Merle Hibbs Road improvements. The Council backed away from

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Ames Detour Today

A block of South Third Street in Ames will be closed today for patching. Traffic will be detoured around the area between South Kelloff and South Sherman Avenue. The street is expected to reopen

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Blackouts Spreading

Who’d of thunk that the rage of blackout plates would spread so quickly across the Hawkeye state? It is now the most popular specialized plate in the state, surpassing the UofI plate. Marshall

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Downton Downstairs

So, what would really go on in the Downton Abbey’s of the early 20th century? Historian Kathy Wilson will tell you all about it tomorrow when she presents Downstairs at Downton at the

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Looking At The Cuts

A panel of lawmakers met this week to review the dozens of state tax credits that are available. Republican Representative Pat Grassley of New Hartford, a member of the committee, is also

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Overnight Blaze

An attic fire rustled Marshalltown firefighters out of bed early this morning. The blaze at 206 N. 1st Avenue was reported just before two this morning. Firefighters found the cause of the fire to

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